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obama mentioned it. he wasn't prepared. >> he held back. >> eric: the second debate. third debate. >> juan: it's too complicated. >> eric: i don't -- actually i don't believe what tag said. revisionism. i think romney wanted it badly. the ten debates with the republicans. they got huge ratings for fox. he went all the way through, remember his famous, i bet you $10 million -- $10,000. great moments. 47% and the like. he wanted it. >> andrea: the biggest story it was nonstory. the story that wasn't. the way the economy was. we never heard that story. just romney, the taxes. the biggest story of the year was journalists didn't cover the story. >> greg: throw benghazi in that was well. >> andrea: nonstory. programming note. catch kimberly and greg tonight on fox news channel all american new year's eve broadcast at 11:00 p.m. >> greg: we'll be in a hot tub. >> kimberly: no, we won't. >> eric: waiting for ball to drop. what did you say? you lost your pants in a hot tub somewhere? don't go away. much more to come. special including a look at some of the wild moments of the past year on
in u.s. history. president obama defeated mitt romney forcing the republicans to reconsider their policies among others returning women and immigrants. while the major party presidential candidate did not take on fossil fuel, climate change in any of their debates, it was a year of extrem e weathr from melting of the arctic to superstorm sandy to the massive typhoon in the philippines. 2012 will also be remembered for a series of mass shootings from aurora, arata, to the sikh temple, to be shooting in newtown, conn.. the case around trayvon martin sparked national protest after officials refused to arrest george zimmerman. president obama continues his secret drone wars. we spend the hour looking back at the moment and movements that shaped 2012. >> democratic congresswoman gabrielle giffords has announced she will step down this week. she was shot in the head last year in a shooting spree that left six people dead in tucson. >> thank you for your prayers and for giving me the time to recover. i have more work to do on my recovery, so i will do what is best for arizona. i wi
during the debt limit debate. back to you. >>> for his part president obama has been trying to turn up the heat on congress applying new pressure on sunday in an interview with david gregory on "meet the press." nbc news white house correspondent has details. >> reporter: on "meet the press," president obama continued his public campaign to pressure congress. >> if congress doesn't act, then everybody's taxes go up, and for the average family that could mean a loss of $2,000 in income and the who economy can slow down. >> reporter: he called an lawmakers to strike a deal or hold a vote on his plan which would raise tax rates on wealthy americans a major sticking points for republicans. >> the way they are behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only overriding unifying theme. >> reporter: after the interview republican leaders accused the president of assigning blame instead of leading. >> when they say leadership falls on you mr. president you don't have a role here in breaking this impasse.
opposition to the affordable care act, obamacare, if you will. he bombed in the first debate. what then was the key to the obama victory? >> the obama campaign was a brilliant, disciplined campaign. it had a very narrow route to victory, and it proceeded to follow it with incredible discipline and a sense of direction, and they raced to a different level the organizational imperative in politics. but remember this -- five of the last six elections, the republicans have failed to win the popular vote. mitt romney is in a succession. he is not an anomaly. >> the main reason for mitt romney's defeat, given the problems the president had. >> if you ask people at the end of 2011, middle of 2011, to look like a slam dunk for republicans. one of the reasons we are at the fiscal cliff is the republican resolution was under the tacit assumption that they would control the white house, so who cared about everything stacked against them. the main problem was obama ran an absolutely brilliant campaign. republicans had a very weak field, and romney was the best of a very weak field. he himself
of the presidential debates and wondered if obama will ask a question about that. the issue is in my mind which of these gaps are ones we ought to pay attention to? do they represent a true character flaw and do they represent an incapacity to act in a way that we would like or are they just -- we all make mistakes. they have them hanging out in the public and now with the internet and youtube and places like that they are not only discriminated more broadly and quickly but there is an archival capability we can go out and find out what barack obama said in 1998 or what mitt romney said in a. by the way there wasn't one bit of coverage of the percentage in may. it was a public event, fund-raising event but nobody told the story to the media it wasn't until the media popped up they came back into the process in late august and early september. >> what mistakes have they made them that you document that are fatal? >> let me work from the current backwards a little bit. when he wants to be the republican nominee and i am going to cut in these ways and he can't remember what he's going to cover he
dias pasaron y la hora de enfrentarse cara a cara llego... el primer debate presidencial... en el cual, mitt romney convencio a muchos votantes... "romney tuvo la oportunidad de hacerse conocer basicamemte hacia la gente indecisa, creo que fue un punto a favor de romney" pero, el pasivo obama quedo al olvido... y en los dos ultimos debates, su estrategia cambio... "candy lo que ha dicho el gobernador romney no es verdad" las campaÑas por la casa blanca se intensificaron...y saturaron los medios de comunicacion... y hasta los niÑos querian que lleguen a su fin... "i'm tired, i'm tired of barack obama y mitt romney" y finalmente llego la hora cero... martes seis de noviembre.. cerca de 12- millones de latinos acudieron a las urnas...fue una larga noche... esperando resultados de los recintos... hasta que aproximadamente a las 11:15.. las cadenas de television anunciaron que obama habria ganado su reeleccion... sobrepasando los 270 votos electorales.. y a la una de la madrugada del miercoles 7.. romney.. acepto su derrota... "acabo de llamar al presidente obama para felicitarlo por
after that near disastrous first debate? >> well, what is interesting is obama tried to put on a happy face with his campaign and would go from person to fern, dr. phil style, sort of soothing people and trying to make them feel betterment but the people who mr. really close to him, david axelrod, really knew that he was significantly impacted by this. he was really shaken by the entire event. very confident guy, but like any really confident person when they get knocked off their legs, they are up set. and they instituted sort of this buck up (program internally that included a visit with his former press secretary robert gibbs, a drive around the driveway in a chevy volt. >> he complained ever never got to do. >> he nearly gave one of the grounds keepers a stroke. >> you always hear that this president doesn't pay attention to the critics, he tunes out the washington chatter. guess what, his staff had to take away his ipad because he was looking so darn much at the reviews after denver. >> warner: which would only depress him and the staff. >> that's right. >> warner: we have to leav
disastrous first debate? >> well, what is interesting is obama tried to put on a happy face with his campaign and would go from person to fern dr. phil style, sort of soothing people and trying to make them feel betterment but the people who mr. really close to him david axelrod really knew that he was significantly impacted by this. he was really shaken by the entire event. very confident guy, but like any really confident person when they get knocked off their legs, they are up set. and they instituted sort of this buck up (program internally that included a visit with his former press secretary robert gibbs a drive around the driveway in a chevy volt. >> he complained ever never got to do. >> he nearly gave one of the grounds keepers a stroke. >> you always hear that this president doesn't pay attention to the critics he tunes out the washington chatter. guess what, his staff had to take away his ipad because he was looking so darn much at the reviews after denver. >> warner: which would only depress him and the staff. >> that's right. >> warner: we have to leave it there but it is really
. sikh that was president obama sharing his thoughts on the debate over cutting federal spending. while there were reports of significant progress a short time ago. there is concern from republicans that they are giving the president the tax hikes he requested without getting spending breaks in return at a time when the federal deficits are running a trillion a year. the president talks about a balanced solution. we'll update as we hear more from the nation's capital. arthel: while the president blames congress for the problems in washington. a georgetown law professor says our problems start our constitution and announces we need a new form of government. i'm going to start with dee dee on this. i'm a big fan of hdtv. do we need to make over the constitution? >> let's get rid of the one thing holding us all together. washington is broken, obviously we have problems. is this guy crazy? i'll call him louie. dose want a monarchy. i think he should take a sabbatical to cuba or saudi arabia where there is no constitution. the constitution protects this guy. >> the professor argued why not g
for lanza's mother. >>> since the connecticut shootings, a debate on gun control escalated from a simmer to a boil. just after the shootings, president obama promised to do something to prevent a similar incident from happening. yesterday on "meet the press" yesterday, the president plans to keep that promise. >> with public opinion, there's nothing you can't do. without public opinion, there's very little you can get done in this town. so i'm going to be putting forward a package. i'm going to be putting my full weight behind it. i'm going to be making an argument to the american people about why this is important and why we have to do everything we can to make sure that something like what happened at sandy hook elementary does not happen again. >> the president called the day of the shooting the worst day of his presidency. >>> in new york, thousands remembered two firefighters killed during a christmas eve ambush. the flag-draped casket carrying michael chiapperini was brought into a high school auditorium in webster. chiapperini was one of two firefighters killed during an attack in
>> hello, again. a reminder of the main stories here on al-jazeera. a debate in uppedway in the u.s. congress on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. earlier, president obama spoke on how to avoid the budget crisis. and turkey's prime minister has said the war in syria will soon be over. he made the comments as he visited refugee camps on the turkish border. protesters in india who have been calling for harsher punishments for rapists have been holding a candlelit vigil in the capital the they gathered in new delhi -- delhi to mourn the death of a 23-year-old gang rape victim. the attack on her earlier this month throwed nypd protests. six suspects have been charged with murder after she died sunday. she had been receivering medical attention in spinning. the -- in singapore. she's been cremated. rebels in the central african republic are reported to be only one town away from the capital. the army was forced to retreat when the rebels advanced on saturday. they already have control of four other regional capitals in both the north and center of the country. rebels have reject
limit debate kicks off. reporting live in washington, back to you. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> for his part, president obama has been trying to turn up the heat on congress, applying new pressure sunday in an interview with david gregory on "meet the press." nbc news white house correspondent kristin welker has details. >> reporter: on "meet the press," president obama continued his public campaign to pressure congress. >> if congress doesn't act, then everybody's taxes go up. and for the average family, that could mean a loss of $2,000 in income, and the whole economy could slow down at a time when the economy's actually starting to pick up. >> reporter: he again called on lawmakers to strike a deal or hold a vote on his plan which would raise tax rates on wealthy americans, a major sticking point for republicans. >> the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only overliove overriding theme. >> reporter: after the interview, republicans accused the president of a
themselves to be baited by obama. >> bret: the or thing is talk about the sequester. you will remember of course in debate, in october. the president said this. about the sequester. >> first of all, is sequester is not something that i propose. something that congress is proposed. he will not happen. >> bret: part of the solution for the super committee. that was part of the deal. negotiating now is delay it by a couple of months. which potentially negotiate on fiscal cliff number two, the debt ceiling battle. and throw in dealing with the sequester as well. we're waiting to hear what the details of that, because we don't know. on the taxes, just on the taxes, as they are structured now, if you look at the tax deal, comparing it to what the re-knew you would get over ten years, it's roughly $600 billion that they get revenue coming in from the tax deal they are striking with the framework tonight. hurricane sandy recovery billion is $60.4 billion. it's about the same annually. >> preclintonnian tax and spend democratic philosophy. you take in $60 billion a year from the rich. and it's
: some lawmakers are frustrated there's still no bill up for a debate. >> senator reid should put a bill mon the floor, let the americans see it not another deal made behind closed doors. >> reporter: another sticking point, how long to delay the sequester. president obama said any agreement would have to be balanced and include revenue increases. if no deal is reached before the ball drops in times square tonight, those cuts, along with tax increases for most americans, will kick in. in washington, reporting. >> so to summarize, lawmakers are still working toward a deal but tomorrow is the earliest a vote could take place. that would be after the tax rates have technically gone up. for more, log on to abc2news.com. >>> insurance giant aig is saying thank you and showing their thanks for the bailout they received. they want taxpayers to know the u.s. treasury made a multibillion dollar profit on giving that loan. the thank you mesh ad campaign claims the government has more than $20 billion in the deal. >>> a westminster mans dead after a car crashed at carroll hospital center. it happen
, it made a powerful video even more powerful because it confirmed everything that the obama campaign had been saying about the republican nominee from moment one. >> crystal? >> three words. please proceed, governor. the second debate after the president had a lackluster performance. in the second debate, he really came out swinging and mitt romney thought he had him on the ropes with this benghazi nonsense. the president braille yantly just let him -- please proceed, governor. go ahead. what are you going to say? and not only was that a great, bril yant move in that moment a and won the second debate right there. but it was em blematic of how he just had to let mitt romney talk. say what he thought about americans. say what his plans were for the country and it was so objectionable to american people that they definitely wanted to go in a different direction. >> so please proceed governor from the second presidential debate? >> you've got it. >> well, id think that probably i would say that the best move of the year, i would have to say was the campaign grounding. i think you almost the
that obama had from the beginning and rarely got-- >> you're wrong, the election wasn't fought on the economy. >> no, it wasn't. >> a lot of people wants to know what happens with the heated debates off camera and we do. the answer is yes. we have taken heated debates through the commercial debates and into the next block and as we walk out the door back to our offices. >> i've got bruises on my le legs. >> you seem to like it. >> and tomorrow night on "the five" a special evening as we countdown to 2013, don't miss our new year's eve special at 5 p.m. and on again at 1 p.m. eastern and again, the fox news channel's all american new year's eve special kicks off with megyn kelly and bill hemmer and i got roped in as well. we'll be reporting live, pray for us, from times square. coming up, president obama made a rare appearance on a sunday talk show this morning and answered questions on his second term, benghazi and his plans to regulate guns. you're going to hear from the president when we come back, stay with us. >> it's unusual. ♪ [ cheeping ] [ male announcer ] you hear that? that's the
on fox 5 morning news. >> the debate over gun control takes center stage in virginia this weekend as both side of the issue gather at a gun show. hear what protesters and gun owners have to say. >>> president obama is promising to put his full weight behind a law for gunpoint control. >> it is not enough for us to say this is too hard so wear in the going to try. so what i intend to do is i will call all the stake holders together. you will meet with republicans and democrat. i will talk to anybody. i think there are a vast majority of responsible gun owners out there who recognize that we can't have a situation in which somebody with severe psychological problems is able to get the kind of high capacity weapons that this individual in newtown obtained and gun down our kid. >> reporter: the president says he will put forward a very specific proposal and would like to get it through congress in the first year of his new term. >>> and despite growing concerns for stricter grab control laws, gun enthusiasts in virginia proudly displayed their weapons at a gun expo. we have a report. >> repor
to force president obama and the senate democrats to agree on fundamental tax reform. what do you think about that? >> we will get fundamental tax reform i believe as a part of the debt ceiling debate. going over the cliff means that our economy goes in the tank. we've got a very small recovery going on here. it would destroy the recovery, and jon's son is a first lieutenant, going over the cliff means that we start to dismantle the best and finest military in the history of the world at the time we need it the most. so that is unacceptable, that means i've got to vote for something i don't like, raising rates is something i don't like. i think it's a bad idea. but it's going to happen because barack obama insists that it happen. but let me tell you this. he had the courage of his convictions to raise tax rates, i'm going to have the courage of my convictions not to raise the debt ceiling until we reform our nation and stop becoming greece and finally stop getting out of debt. i hope republicans will fight as hard on the debt ceiling as barack obama did on tax rate. uma: you call everyt
public policy debates about how much and what kind of spending cuts. >> congressman, this is dan greenhaus. let me say, you're hilarious and i'm going to miss you. jonathan tweeted, obama has utterly caved on taxes and inviting future hostage tactics by the gop. does that sound right to you? >> no. in the first place, he has insisted on raising taxes, letting taxes go up, is what we're doing, for people above a certain income level. he does not control the house of representatives. part of this issue, you know, people forget, the american people are the ones who set this stage. they voted for one set of people in 2008, then they changed their minds. at least those who voted, and voted for a different set of people in 2010. we have an unusual constitution. in america you're governed by the results of the last three elections, not just the last election in most other democracies. that's why you have this deadlock. i do believe the 2012 election moved us in this direction. so no, i don't think the president's caved totally. he's made some reasonable compromises with reality. the poi
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